Theory of quantum annealing of an Ising spin glass GE Santoro, R Martonák, E Tosatti, R Car Science 295 (5564), 2427-2430, 2002 | 751 | 2002 |

Optimal control at the quantum speed limit T Caneva, M Murphy, T Calarco, R Fazio, S Montangero, V Giovannetti, ... Physical review letters 103 (24), 240501, 2009 | 560 | 2009 |

Optimization using quantum mechanics: quantum annealing through adiabatic evolution GE Santoro, E Tosatti Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General 39 (36), R393, 2006 | 428 | 2006 |

Effective thermal dynamics following a quantum quench in a spin chain D Rossini, A Silva, G Mussardo, GE Santoro Physical review letters 102 (12), 127204, 2009 | 263 | 2009 |

Quantum annealing of the traveling-salesman problem R Martoňák, GE Santoro, E Tosatti Physical Review E—Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 70 (5 …, 2004 | 243 | 2004 |

Periodic steady regime and interference in a periodically driven quantum system A Russomanno, A Silva, GE Santoro Physical review letters 109 (25), 257201, 2012 | 211 | 2012 |

Quantum quenches, thermalization, and many-body localization E Canovi, D Rossini, R Fazio, GE Santoro, A Silva Physical Review B—Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 83 (9), 094431, 2011 | 194 | 2011 |

Long time dynamics following a quench in an integrable quantum spin chain: Local versus nonlocal operators and effective thermal behavior D Rossini, S Suzuki, G Mussardo, GE Santoro, A Silva Physical Review B—Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 82 (14), 144302, 2010 | 181 | 2010 |

Quantum annealing by the path-integral Monte Carlo method: The two-dimensional random Ising model R Martoňák, GE Santoro, E Tosatti Physical Review B 66 (9), 094203, 2002 | 176 | 2002 |

Adiabatic quantum dynamics of a random Ising chain across its quantum critical point T Caneva, R Fazio, GE Santoro Physical Review B—Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 76 (14), 144427, 2007 | 169 | 2007 |

Optimization by quantum annealing: Lessons from hard satisfiability problems DA Battaglia, GE Santoro, E Tosatti Physical Review E—Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 71 (6 …, 2005 | 145 | 2005 |

Interchain electron states in polyethylene S Serra, E Tosatti, S Iarlori, S Scandolo, G Santoro Physical Review B 62 (7), 4389, 2000 | 134 | 2000 |

Acoustic plasmons in a conducting double layer GE Santoro, GF Giuliani Physical Review B 37 (2), 937, 1988 | 133 | 1988 |

Adiabatic dynamics in open quantum critical many-body systems D Patane, A Silva, L Amico, R Fazio, GE Santoro Physical review letters 101 (17), 175701, 2008 | 130 | 2008 |

Adiabatic quantum dynamics of the Lipkin-Meshkov-Glick model T Caneva, R Fazio, GE Santoro Physical Review B—Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 78 (10), 104426, 2008 | 115 | 2008 |

Surface states and negative electron affinity in polyethylene MC Righi, S Scandolo, S Serra, S Iarlori, E Tosatti, G Santoro Physical review letters 87 (7), 076802, 2001 | 109 | 2001 |

Strong correlations in electron doped phthalocyanine conductors near half filling E Tosatti, M Fabrizio, J Tóbik, GE Santoro Physical review letters 93 (11), 117002, 2004 | 97 | 2004 |

Charge-density waves and surface mott insulators for adlayer structures on semiconductors: Extended hubbard modeling G Santoro, S Scandolo, E Tosatti Physical Review B 59 (3), 1891, 1999 | 95 | 1999 |

Reinforcement-learning-assisted quantum optimization MM Wauters, E Panizon, GB Mbeng, GE Santoro Physical Review Research 2 (3), 033446, 2020 | 91 | 2020 |

Speeding up critical system dynamics through optimized evolution T Caneva, T Calarco, R Fazio, GE Santoro, S Montangero Physical Review A—Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 84 (1), 012312, 2011 | 88 | 2011 |